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fergazz last won the day on April 28 2018

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About fergazz

  • Birthday 08/02/1980

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  1. fergazz

    Mad!!! Bad humidy indicators from Aliexpress

    I live in a very humidy city, Rio de Janeiro, and I had a cheap humidity meter that had very low tolerance, about + or - 8% but it broked, realy bad quality one. Nowadays I use another one, still cheap compared to the professional ones but the values are much closer to the official mesurement made by climatic organ in my city, they mesure in my neighbohood so it’s a good source to compare. I believe it have + or - 3% accurancy but it just work to me to know when to dry my silica gel and maintain the humidy of the filament. During these years I learned that silica gel only dryes the outter area of the filament, inside still humity and the only way to eliminate it is heating (IMPORTANT: below the glass temperature of the filament to don’t destroy your filament properties) and with air circulation spining around the roll or filament peace. For this one the best choice should be a PrintDry (https://www.printdry.com/) and they pointed in their website how it works: view photos or check full info in this link https://www.printdry.com/science And the last photo attached is a information about hygroscopic materials, it’s missing TPU information that I believe it’s very hygroscopic but not as much as Nylor or PVA. I’m seeing some guys using food dehydrator to dry filamets, that’s should be a cheaper choice but need some ajustments to fit the rolls as showned in this recently 3DMN video: I hope those informations helps anyone!
  2. fergazz

    Post your latest print!

    Really cool. Awesome idea to print infill with different colour, never saw it before. Maybe increase a bit the retraction distance can do the job, did you try it? I did it when I print with 0.8 nozzles... it's much wider and needs higher temps to print so... that can be a solution. I'm using a modified UM2+ (capricorn tube and meduza's feeder) and maybe my parameters cannot make sense for you but I believe that I increase retraction distance adding 0.5mm. Keep doing and sharing those awesome prints dude! Cheers
  3. fergazz

    Simplify3D v4.1

    frankly after more than a year without updates I expected more news. Have the bugs been fixed at least?
  4. fergazz

    Simplify3D v4.1

    Just informing that new version is avaiable! Anyone instaled ? What's new? https://www.simplify3d.com/software/release-notes/version-4-1-0/ My UM2(+) is out of service... so I don't have a feedback by now
  5. fergazz

    Low cost good filament

    There is a filament in UK that I would like to try... named Filamentive. Specially the Cosmic series... have anyone tryed this? They have metalic flakes that looks awesome... at least on reel
  6. sounds weird, I agree... it's a long history, I'm a pioneer of a sport called mountainboard: It's a snowboard with wheels. I bring one of those from London in 1999. Lived in Colorado and after the snowboard period I worked in MBS mountainboard, one of the brands that developed this sport. Are you curious? Take a look at this link (many short videos)... I did a program about it in local TV focused in action sports ? Thank you for the words...
  7. Thank you one more time! I did everything, my logo and website hahaha.. why? I doesn't have a thousand posts... just getting close to a few hundred ? I don't know how people have so much posts, I came like twice a week or even more when I open a topic or when I'm following some subject. But I like this forum... it helps me a lot! About 70% of my knowledge came from here... I read much more than post. Best wishes for you, cheers!
  8. Thanks, your words inspire me as well ? That's true. I started to import filaments because those high quality ones didn't have here... and I thinked to offer for people who want premium quality ones like me. Sweden? One of the highest HDI in the world... should be amazing to live there... I learned a little about your country cause I had a neighbohood from Sweden when I lived in Colorado, USA, I worked as a snowboard instructor when I was there. We made some parties and he was always in my house (good memories)... we laugh a lot comparing both countries. Sweeden is Bondtech land! It's one of the products that I think to sell here.
  9. Hi @TMicke, sure... no problem! I'm from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I have a degree in advertising and journalism an 2 MBAs: in Institutional Marketing and Creation Management. I started 3d printing in 2014 doing on demand printing service in 3dHubs. When 3d printing started to get more popular with chinese brands I focused in quality, high resolution and "exotic materials" and them I started to help guys that was looking for 3d printers so I realize that it should be a service and I implement consulting service as well. Nowadays I work for brands too implementing 3d print labs (3d printers, PC build and software solution). I also offer 3d modeling for 3d printing following DfAM (Design for Additive Manufecture). I'm a Autodesk certified designer since 2006 started with 3dMax and a couple of years ago with Fusion360. Recently I got an DLP/LCD printer from Kudo3D maintaining the idea of high resolution. My next step will be open a online store to sell high quality filaments (top quality), acessories and printers. I already started with some small quantities products but it's far from ideal. I'm selling a immobile to invest in a strategic commercial adress, divulge it and get more products and represent some printers brands. During all this period my country dive into a serious economic crisis and I had to find creative solutions without being able to hire employees, in some cases outsourcing the workforce. But it looks like, in economic terms, things will improve with the new government that will start next year. By the way this is my website: www.3dsolid.com.br and this is my online store in Mercado Livre: https://lista.mercadolivre.com.br/_CustId_155239172
  10. may I agree with everyone? ? It all depends if @Fulv have enclousure, what type of adhesion he uses and how is his experience with this material. If he doesn't have experience with PC it may be prudent start doing one bottle and them multiple prints when he feels secure for it.
  11. Send them an e-mail!... It will be cool if Ultimaker provide those aluminium build plates for the other printers as well
  12. Yeah, I understand you. And I'm quite far from the stores that sell parts so... if I need a replacement it will take more than a month to came and it will cost 3 times more regarding international fees and shipping. And I'm working full-time with 3d printing so I was scarryed to change those stuffs and I changed a lot of stuffs with the TFM coupler: heater, block and sensor. I took hours and hours to carefully change all the stuffs. By the way I seach videos from different sources to change those stuffs: Dream3D ; Anders Olsson ; EurekaTec and others... but when I needed a closer advise gr5 made an awesome support for me by e-mail... and he is really fast to give a feedback most of the time in less than 30min. All parts I bought from them just the coupler I got from Fbric8 cause his stock was empty.
  13. oww.. forgot to say.. there is also a video from @LePaul ... like a step-by-step about it. But I don't have sure if he put this Y2K insulator. Edit: Just checked. There is not a Y2K in that. But it's a UM2+ and I just realize that it doesn't come with a spring... there is a metal part on the top of the TFM coupler
  14. this is how my setup is right now and below is the spacer (beige colour) designed by gr5. I printed with PLA Tec that can handle until 120 degrees: maybe you can design a similar spacer with the height you want?
  15. Hi @TMicke... did you solved it? I don't know the thickness of this 3D Solex TF2K... I'm using TFM coupler, tested with and without the spring. Gr5 made a spacer if you don't want to keep the spring. I actually doen't know if UM2+ have this spring above steel coupler. My gap between TFM coupler and steel is exactly 2.4mm

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